Charles Dickens Worksheets

Considered the greatest English writer of his era, Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was also the “rock star” of the Victorian age, with an enthusiastic set of fans across the world. His stories were often published as serials in magazines before being published as novels. Dickens wrote some of the greatest novels of literature, including “A Tale of Two Cities” and “David Copperfield.” He is also credited with exposing some of the social horrors of the age, such as child labor. Below is a list of the worksheets on this remarkable author. Simply click on the title to view the worksheet or to download the printable PDF. They are free for you to use in the classroom or at home.

Charles Dickens Visits America

In 1842 Charles Dickens was probably the most famous English language author in the world. In this year he visited America. Students read about the trip and answer the questions.

Charles Dickens: David Copperfield and His Aunt

Charles Dickens’ David Copperfield, published in 1849, is one of his most famous works. Students read the passage and answer questions.

Oliver Becomes an Apprentice

Charles Dickens published Oliver Twist in 1837. It is the story of a poor orphan named Oliver Twist and his many difficulties and adventures as he grows up. Students read the passage and answer questions.

A Tale of Two Cities: The Beginning

Charles Dickens wrote A Tale of Two Cities which was published in 1859. Students read the passage and answer questions.

Great Expectations: Pip Meets a Criminal

Charles Dickens published Great Expectations in 1860. It is the story of Phillip Pirrip, called Pip, growing up from a young boy to a man. Students read a passage and answer related questions.